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It’s Time to Focus on Keeping Children Safe Around Water

posted on Mon, May 16 2016 9:10 am by YMCA of the USA

The Y is committed to reducing water-related injuries, particularly in communities where children are most at risk. During National Water Safety Month this May, the Y offers Safety Around Water, a program to engage parents about the importance of water safety skills and provide more children access to water safety lessons!

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Healthy Kids Day 2016

posted on Mon, May 2 2016 1:13 pm by YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

For 25 years, YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day has celebrated kids’ health and continues to teach healthy habits for kids and families, encourage active play and inspire a lifetime love of physical activity. 

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Safety Around Water

posted on Sun, May 1 2016 9:46 am by YMCA of the USA

As a leader in water safety education, the Y teaches more than 1 million kids how to swim every year. We  believe swimming and other water-based activities promote youth development and can be lifelong pursuits for staying healthy. 

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The Future Of Swim

posted on Wed, Mar 16 2016 3:17 pm by Bobby Timmer, Park Cities YMCA Aquatics Director

Bobby Timmer, the Park Cities YMCA Aquatics Director, took some time to write about the future of swim lessons! Take a moment to read about his involvement with the YMCA Safety Around Water movement.

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American Heart Month Tips: Sodium Reduction

posted on Fri, Feb 12 2016 12:27 pm by YMCA of the USA

February is American Heart Month, and as a leading community-based network dedicated to improving the nation’s health, we are giving you the following tips from the USDA to help families in our community reduce the amount of sodium in their diet.   

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